Kevin Gross

Director

Kevin Gross was a director of Rosenthal, Monhait, Gross & Goddess in Wilmington, Delaware for 20 years. In 2006, he was invested as a judge on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and served as chief judge from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014.
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As a judge, Kevin presided over some of the highest-profile reorganizations including:

  • Nortel Networks Corporation
  • Boscov’s
  • LA Dodgers
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Kevin Gross was a director of Rosenthal, Monhait, Gross & Goddess in Wilmington, Delaware for 20 years. In 2006, he was invested as a judge on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware, and served as chief judge from July 1, 2011 to June 30, 2014.

Kevin began his legal practice as a litigator, with an emphasis on representing shareholders before the Court of Chancery and Delaware’s federal courts. His practice later evolved into the bankruptcy arena. Kevin was an active participant in the Wilmington desegregation case on behalf of the plaintiffs, has handled several child custody and parental rights’ cases, and has mediated many cases pending in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court, District Court, Superior Court, and the Court of Chancery.

During his tenure on the Delaware Bankruptcy Court, Kevin presided over some of the highest-profile reorganizations in the country. He also developed a national reputation as a mediator of choice to help resolve complex chapter 11 cases. At Richards, Layton & Finger, Kevin assists the firm’s restructuring clients in all aspects of chapter 11 matters, ranging from advising debtors, representing creditors’ committees, and assisting on bankruptcy litigations. He also acts as a mediator in chapter 11 cases, including plan mediations and other complex and high-stakes mediations.

Kevin has made numerous presentations, including for the Delaware State Bar Association, the American Bankruptcy Institute, the New York Credit Bureau, and the Turnaround Management Association.

Experience

As a judge, Kevin presided over some of the highest-profile reorganizations including:

  • Nortel Networks Corporation
  • Boscov’s
  • LA Dodgers
  • Fisher
  • Mervyn’s Holdings
  • Sharper Image
  • NewPage
  • Cadence Industries
  • Dynamerica Manufacturing
  • Trump Entertainment
  • Magnum Hunter
  • Emerald Oil
  • DexMedia
  • Welded Contruction
  • Things Remembered
  • PES Holdings I
  • PES Holdings II
  • Hahnemann Hospital

Awards

  • Delaware State Bar Association New Lawyers Award
  • Judicial Conrad B. Duberstein Memorial Award
  • Ray Kroc Perseverance Award
  • U.S. District Court of Delaware Service Award

Education

  • J.D., American University, 1977
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Delaware, 1974

Admitted to Practice

  • Delaware, 1978

Clerkships

  • Chancellor William Marvel, Vice Chancellor Grover Brown, Vice Chancellor Maurice Hartnett III, Delaware Court of Chancery

Practices

  • Bankruptcy & Corporate Restructuring

Experience

As a judge, Kevin presided over some of the highest-profile reorganizations including:

  • Nortel Networks Corporation
  • Boscov’s
  • LA Dodgers
  • Fisher
  • Mervyn’s Holdings
  • Sharper Image
  • NewPage
  • Cadence Industries
  • Dynamerica Manufacturing
  • Trump Entertainment
  • Magnum Hunter
  • Emerald Oil
  • DexMedia
  • Welded Contruction
  • Things Remembered
  • PES Holdings I
  • PES Holdings II
  • Hahnemann Hospital

Clerkships

  • Chancellor William Marvel, Vice Chancellor Grover Brown, Vice Chancellor Maurice Hartnett III, Delaware Court of Chancery

Education

  • J.D., American University, 1977
  • B.A., Psychology, University of Delaware, 1974

Awards

  • Delaware State Bar Association New Lawyers Award
  • Judicial Conrad B. Duberstein Memorial Award
  • Ray Kroc Perseverance Award
  • U.S. District Court of Delaware Service Award